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Ledley King tweets about his fastest goal following Christian Eriksen's strike against Manchester United

Ledley King tweets about his fastest goal following Christian Eriksen's strike against Manchester United

Sports
Christian Eriksen's goal after 11 seconds was not as quick as Ledley King in 2000Thursday, February 1, 2018Remember when Ledley King scored what is still the fastest ever Premier League goal?He does, and the former defender was keen to highlight his record remains intact despite Christian Eriksen coming close to ending it in Tottenham's 2-0 win against Man United.King took just 10 seconds to score for Spurs against Bradford in 2000, with Eriksen needing 11 seconds to beat David De Gea at Wembley.This was the White Hart Lane favourite's jokey tweet...Let's block ads! (Why?)
German, Norwegian vessels join Truman strike group in Norfolk

German, Norwegian vessels join Truman strike group in Norfolk

Business
Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Naval vessels from Germany and Norway have arrived at the Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia to participate in coalition training exercises.The Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Roald Amundsen joined the the USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group on Friday and the Sachsen-class German frigate Hessen on Sunday, the U.S. Navy and Department of Defense announced today."Any time we can operate with another one of our allies anywhere in the world, we gain from it and they gain from it," U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Gene Black, commander of the Truman, said in a press release. "I've always had great success working with coalition partners, and this is just a similar task with a more complex mission set. I'm very confident of our success and look forward to sailing with these two great ...
Leicester 2-2 Manchester United: Late Harry Maguire strike continues Red Devils' woes

Leicester 2-2 Manchester United: Late Harry Maguire strike continues Red Devils' woes

Sports
Manchester United will spend Christmas an eye-watering 13 points behind runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City after Harry Maguire secured Leicester a draw with a last-gasp goal.Already reeling from their shock midweek Carabao Cup exit at Bristol City, the need for Jose Mourinho's men to get back to winning ways was heightened by Pep Guardiola's team racking up a 17th successive league win earlier in the day.Juan Mata's brace looked to have done just that as United responded to Jamie Vardy's 50th Premier League goal, only for Maguire to strike at the death as ten-man Leicester secured a 2-2 draw.It was a remarkable end to an entertaining encounter that United started brightly, only for the Foxes to catch them cold on the break as Vardy became the club's first player to reach a half...
UK and EU fail to strike Brexit talks deal

UK and EU fail to strike Brexit talks deal

World
The UK and EU have failed to reach an agreement to move to the next stage of Brexit talks, Theresa May has said.The prime minister said talks would reconvene "before the end of the week" and she was "confident we will conclude this positively".The talks are understood to have broken down after the Democratic Unionist Party refused to accept concessions on the Irish border issue.Downing Street said that was not the only outstanding problem.Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said a deal had been done, but the UK appeared to change its mind over the Irish border question after pressure from the DUP."I am surprised and disappointed that the British government now appears not to be in a position to conclude what was agreed earlier today," he told a press conference in Dublin.Northern Ireland's D...
Amazon workers in Germany, Italy stage Black Friday strike

Amazon workers in Germany, Italy stage Black Friday strike

Technology
Workers at a half dozen Amazon distribution centers in Germany and one in Italy walked off the job Friday, in a protest timed to coincide with "Black Friday" to demand better wages from the American online giant. In Germany, Ver.di union spokesman Thomas Voss said some 2,500 workers were on strike at Amazon facilities in Bad Hersfeld, Leipzig, Rheinberg, Werne, Graben and Koblenz. In a warehouse near Piacenza, in northern Italy, some workers walked off the job to demand "dignified salaries." The German union has been leading a push since 2013 for higher pay for some 12,000 workers in Germany, arguing Amazon employees receive lower wages than others in retail and mail-order jobs. Amazon says its distribution warehouses in Germany are logistics centers and employees earn relatively high wag...